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Best Jazz Records on Vinyl: 13 Albums You Should Own on Vinyl

With vinyl records more popular now than ever, it can be challenging to narrow down the options out there. It isn’t easy to make decisions when it comes to purchasing albums on vinyl because there are just so many albums to choose from- especially in the jazz genre. That’s why I’ve created a list of…

How Many Vinyl Records Are Sold Each Year?

In the past ten years, the way we buy and listen to music has dramatically changed. With the development of streaming and subscription services, you might think that purchasing physical albums has become obsolete — but the booming vinyl record industry indicates otherwise.  Over 18 million vinyl records have been sold each year since 2019,…

25 of the Best Vinyl Records for Audiophiles

As an audiophile, it can be hard to decide which vinyl records are worth investing in when choosing between a plethora of highly-appraised and critically-acclaimed albums, and finding excellent records can be even more challenging for those new to vinyl. To help you better start or expand your collection, I’ve compiled a list of some…

26 Great Gifts for the Vinyl Record Lover

We all have that person in our life who’s hard to shop for. But if you have a vinyl record lover in your life, there are countless options for gifts that will satisfy them. Whether you’re buying them their favorite record or a new accessory, the possibilities are endless. Here are 26 great gifts for…

Blank Vinyl Record

What Are Blank Vinyl Records? (Let’s Find Out)

Maybe you happened upon a box of blank vinyl at the record store or are researching how to make your own vinyl mixes. Whichever the case, information about blank records is few and far between.  Blank vinyl records can be used as decoration or turned into your own personalized vinyl. You’ll need some expensive equipment…

10 Great Record Stores in Atlanta 

Atlanta is known for so much–incredible shopping, incredible music, and being one of the largest cities in the US. Their record stores are unbeatable, too—you can hear music from all over the world just by browsing on one street. If you’re an audiophile curious about where to make a stop, we have the list for…

5 Alice in Chains Albums To Own on Vinyl

Alice in Chains is one of the most iconic bands in rock history and I personally think listening to them on vinyl is by far the best way to experience the band. However, considering costs and availability not everyone can afford their entire discography. So if you’re in the market for a new Alice in…

What Is a Picture Disc Vinyl? Let’s Find Out!

I love music, from the acapella at church to the sound of my surround sound system. Yet, one memory impossible to replicate is the joy of listening to my grandpa’s vinyl collection. The sounds from my childhood memories are difficult to duplicate with any other type of music. A picture disc vinyl is a custom…

Vinyl vs Digital: Which Sounds Better?

If you’re a music lover, you may have come across people arguing over whether digital or vinyl music is “better.” Although it can be argued that the answer ultimately depends on who’s listening, going into more detail on both might help settle the debate once and for all.  Vinyl records use analog storage methods to…

The 11 Best ’90s Hip Hop Albums To Own on Vinyl

Some albums sound best backed up by the nostalgic warmth of vinyl, and many hip-hop albums fit the bill. The genre began in New York block parties with twin record players, so it only makes sense that hip hop sounds its best when played on vinyl. The 90s are hip hop’s most iconic and transformative…

New York

10 Best Vinyl Record Stores in New York

While digital music has now become the norm, few experiences compare to the thrill of sifting through a stack of vinyl records. New York is home to the most extensive collection of vinyl record stores in the world. Whether you’re an audiophile looking to add to your collection or a casual browser missing the feel…

Toronto

16 Best Vinyl Record Stores in Toronto

Vinyl continues to grow in popularity, and today, there’s no shortage of ways to get your hands on high-quality records. While it is easy to buy records online, nothing beats the satisfaction of shuffling through rows of records in a brick-and-mortar store. Luckily, if you’re a Torontonian, or visiting Toronto, there are plenty of amazing…

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15 Best Vinyl Record Stores in Philadelphia

Philadelphia is known as an East Coast cultural center with a rich history, but few may also know it as an oasis for music lovers. Between its concert venues and music stores, Philly is always on the cutting edge of music culture, including the massive vinyl resurgence. Record enthusiasts have a plethora of stores to…

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8 Best Vinyl Record Stores in Houston

Going shopping for vinyl records is one of my personal favorite things to do while visiting a new city. If you’re currently in the Houston area and wondering which vinyl stores are worth your time, I’ve created a list of some of the best record establishments around. Whether you’re new to Houston or just browsing…